Financial Accountant, FMCG Business, Central London, £50-60k

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Job Description:

Market-leading international FMCG business, is looking for a Qualified Financial Accountant to join its UK Finance team based in Central London.

Reporting to the UK Financial Controller in a finance team of 10, duties will include:

  • To ensure all weekly, monthly and annual reporting requirements are met
  • Responsible for the cash process including cash forecasting, communicating with the business to ensure accurate forecasting and dealing with various queries
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Undertaking month end processes including Accruals / Prepayments
  • Month-end Submission
  • Assisting with any Year end or Audit Requirements
  • Analysis of GL accounts for corporation tax return
  • Reconciliations and clearing of balance sheet accounts
  • Ad hoc accounts analysis and investigation work
  • Carrying out monthly tax preparation work including VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat for the UK and Belgium.
  • Assistance with tax audits
  • Responsible for ensuring all all tax reporting and payments are met
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Corporation tax returns
  • Preparation of monthly reporting pack
  • Analysis on liabilities & Prepayments are accurate & valid each Month end. ( this will require working closely with the Commercial Finance team)


- Month End Submissions

- Weekly and monthly Flash Sales Reporting to Head Office.

- Monthly Trade Sales to Head Office.

- Weekly and monthly cash reporting to Head Office.

- National Statistics Reporting

- Provide assistance for monthly reporting for Ireland


Preferred Skills:


  • ACA or ACCA Qualified (or equivalent)
  • Candidates may have qualified in Practice or Industry, but must have post-qualification experience in industry, ideally from a large fast-paced organisation
  • Solid Financial Accounting and Tax experience essential
  • Project experience highly desirable
  • FMCG experience desirable but not essential
  • SAP experience desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Candidates must be relaxed and outgoing and have a good sense of humour


If you feel you have the skills and experience to perform this role please send your CV today.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted